London Heathrow Airport (IATA: LHR, ICAO: EGLL), located in Hillingdon, in West London. Heathrow is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom and in Europe, and one of the busiest in the world.

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Transit visa requirements for Multi-Leg flights through Heathrow

I am planning on a holiday trip in EU before heading home for my vacation in India. I am an Indian Citizen and am currently on F1 visa. I am using my tax money to travel to Germany to meet my friend ...
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Will I need a visa to transit through London? [duplicate]

I am heading from Mumbai, India to London Heathrow, UK on Jet Airways and then onwards to Washington D.C., USA on United Airlines. My flight from India will be arriving in Terminal 4 and the next ...
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Is there a bookstore at Heathrow with a good selection of LP or Moon guides?

Okay, this is quite specific: does London Heathrow airport have any bookstore with a good selection of Moon or Lonely Planet guides (preferably both)? If so, which terminal and what is the store ...
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Transit Visa Requirements for Heathrow [duplicate]

I am flying on BA from South Africa to Washington. We arrive at Heathrow Terminal 5 at 05:25 and depart for Washington from Terminal 5 at 11:15. Do I need a transit visa On our return we depart LA ...
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Arriving in terminal 2 going to 5 heathrow

If I follow flight connections can I get to the terminal 2 shops before transferring by shuttle bus to terminal 5
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Flying into and out of Heathrow terminal 2; can I go to terminal 4 for coffee with a friend? [duplicate]

On Monday, I fly from Manchester into Heathrow terminal 5 and out of terminal 4 to Shanghai; a friend of mine is at Heathrow at the same time, leaving from terminal 2 to Ethiopia. Can we meet for ...
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What is the latest public transport I can take in the evening from London Heathrow to Bournemouth?

I will be arriving London late in the evening (Heathrow). What's the time of the last bus/train to Bournemouth?
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As a UAE citizen, do I need a UK visa to transfer flights at London Heathrow? [duplicate]

I'm a resident of UAE and my partner wants me to fly as staff travel from Abu dhabi to be with him from Heathrow London then connecting flight together going to Hong kong?Do I need to have a Visa even ...
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Is a 3h 30m layover between LHR and LTN enough?

I am flying from New York, making a three and a half hour stopover in London. I'm landing in Heathrow while taking off from Luton. Is three and a half hours enough for this transfer?
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Determine gate for departing Heathrow flight

Flights out of London Heathrow do not contain departure gate information until about 45 minutes before the flight is ready to depart (presumably so you spend more money at the duty-free). Are there ...
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Getting off Aer Lingus, and have to check in for MAS at Heathrow

I am arriving London from Dublin with Aer Lingus and have bought a separate flight to Kuala Lumpur with MAS. Since they are not connecting flights and there is no way they can transfer my luggages to ...
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Is it possible to buy a combined train ticket to Heathrow that takes the railair?

I would like to buy a train ticket from Swindon to Heathrow, changing at Reading to take the railair bus. However the online train ticket services, such as GWR do not offer me these tickets ...
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Do I have to collect my checked luggage if I leave Heathrow during a long layover?

Do I have to collect my checked luggage if I leave Heathrow during a long layover? My agent says the bags are checked through to our final destination, but if we leave the airport, we have to collect ...
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Flying from Lyon to Kuala Lumpur, do I need to recheck-in at London Heathrow transit?

I plan to travel from Lyon (France) to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) with a transit stop at London Heathrow (UK). The former flight is from Lyon Saint-Exupery (LYS) to London Heathrow (LHR) with British ...
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Do I have to go through customs, recheck my bag, etc. during my Heathrow layover?

I am flying from New York to Nairobi, Kenya, with a layover at Heathrow. Both flights are on the same itinerary with British Airways (i.e. it was booked as a flight from New York to Nairobi). They ...
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Heathrow airport Terminal 3 connection

I have a connection in terminal 3 heathrow to Vienna. I am flying into Heathrow from USA. I know customs and passport control are not needed. It's on a Thursday at 1pm that I get into Heathrow. How ...
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do i need a transit visa in heathrow airport [duplicate]

I am travelling to Canada on student visa. I have a stay over of 18 hours in Heathrow airport, so can I sightsee London for few hours? Do I need any visa or else I need any thing else? I heard that ...
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stay overnight at heathrow [closed]

I will be at Heathrow at 11 pm, coming from Glasgow, after an incredible rush lasting for two days. I have next plane to Zagreb, Croatia, next morning at 8,30. It would be nice to have a proper sleep ...
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Arriving in Heathrow Airport in London with 5 large bags plus a large music keyboard [duplicate]

I am arriving at Heathrow Airport in London with 5 large bags and a very large music keyboard. What would be the best way to go to East London from there? One of the trick points is that 3 of the ...
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Do I need a UK transit visa in addition to an Italian work permit to change terminals at LHR? [duplicate]

I am an Indian by nationality and have an Italian work permit (which corresponds to a residence permit). I am travelling back to India via London Heathrow Airport. I have a layover there for less than ...
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Getting from Heathrow to Balham with heavy luggage (mid morning sunday 14 December)

I have a problem as to how I am going to get from Heathrow (T2) to Balham/Tooting Bec on a budget. (Sunday 10 am) My main problem is my luggage as I was once stuck with a huge suitcase and there was ...
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Taxis from Heathrow with a lot of luggage

I will be arriving in Heathrow around noon with a lot of luggage (around 4 big pieces). Will I find room in taxis to take this to downtown London or should I book something in advance ?
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Getting back to Heathrow for an early flight

I'm staying in central London (Islington, EC1V). I have an international flight from Heathrow (terminal 2) that leaves early Sunday morning (07:50). I'm overwhelmed with all the options. Here's what ...
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do i need any travel document to go through LHR Airport , if i have Romanian residence card and indian passport [duplicate]

I have flight from Bucharest to Delhi (flight no - BA885 and BA143) in between connection time 1:35Hr. in Heathrow Airport, London (Terminal 5) and return from Delhi to Bucharest (Flight No - BA256 ...
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Travelling from South Africa to Barcelona on a British Airways flight - arriving and leaving the UK within 3 hours [duplicate]

I am a South African National flying on a British Airways flight to Barcelona. I am arriving at Terminal 5 at 05:25 and departing out of Terminal 3 at 07:50 same day. I have approx 2.5 hours layover ...
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Transit fee in londonLHR [duplicate]

i have resident visa in Czech republic and my passport is srilanken. i am willing to go srilanka from amsterdam. and my transit will be london LHR. do i need to pay transit visa fee in london ?
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What is the best way to transport a large bike pack and two suitcases from Heathrow to Pinner?

My husband and I are traveling from Australia to London at the end of July. We will have the normal luggage plus a large bike pack. Can anyone give any suggestions as to the best way to transport our ...
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How can I rent a mobile WiFi hotspot during my five-week trip to the UK?

I will be visiting the UK for a five week period in the near future, travelling to several different cities, and I wish to ensure I have internet access at all times. Here in Japan, at the airport you ...
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Do I need a transit visa at Heathrow airport while traveling from Toronto to Delhi [duplicate]

I m an Indian citizen, studying in Toronto. Do I need transit visa to fly from Toronto to India via Heathrow airport (London)?
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Transiting from the US to the UK through Madrid - would I pass through border control in Spain?

I am flying from the US through MAD and on to LHR (within 3 hours). Must I clear passport control in MAD? Since they are part of the EU and the UK is not, was not sure.
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Can we undergo US Immigration checks at Heathrow?

I'll be traveling from Mumbai, India to Gainesville, Florida. For that I have to board a flight at Mumbai which will drop me at Heathrow. I have layover time of about 8 hours at Heathrow, from where ...
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SA nationals in transit from Canada to Jo'burg through LHR - landside visa required?

We have friends travelling from Canada to South Africa later this month - and routing through Heathrow, travelling on SA passports. We'd love to meet up with them for the ten hours or so they'll be ...
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I have a UK visitor visa starting on 30 Oct; will I need a DATV for an itinerary on 12 Sep? [duplicate]

I am traveling on a BA flight from Amsterdam - Mumbai via London (LHR). I have a visitor visa for the UK starting one month after my current travel. Will I require a Direct Airside Transit Visa ...
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Short layover in Heathrow

BA just changed our flight times, leaving us only 1h15mins for our layover in Heathrow. We arrive from Brussels in terminal 5 in Heathrow at 7:55 and our next flight leaves for Miami in Heathrow ...
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Transit through Heathrow airport

Do I need to go through the UK Border Control if I have a connecting flight between Terminal 2 and T5 in Heathrow airport London?
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Is there a Post Office in Heathrow?

I am flying from India to England on Saturday and will reach Heathrow on Sunday morning. I would like to post a gift to my friend from Heathrow Airport. Is that possible?
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Should I be carrying my checked-in baggage while shifting flights be it domestic or international?

I have booked a flight with British Airways (BA): Hyderabad to London (BA). London to Chicago (BA operated by American Airlines -> International Flight). Chicago to Cincinnati (BA operated by ...
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Do i need a transit visa for heathrow airport? [duplicate]

I would be boarding flight from Copenhagen to Bangalore via Heathrow stopover for roughly 2 hours.I have an Indian passport,I checked the flight details,its clearly mentioned that I wouldnt be ...
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Shower at Heathrow during Layover in Terminal 5

Reading the other questions here, I am not too hopeful, but this is the perfect site to find the answer if it does exist: Facts: I arrive at T5 (British Airways) at 08:30, depart at 11:40 from T5 ...
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Transit Visa required for London while going to USA? [duplicate]

I hold a valid Indian passport and I would be travelling to the USA (from India) with a valid US Visa the coming weekend. I have a long layover of 10 hours at the LHR terminal 5. I would like to roam ...
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How early should I arrive to Heathrow before departure?

Heathrow website says that it's enough to arrive two hours before departure (European flights), but I have heard that the lines are often long so maybe three hours would be better? How early should I ...
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How to confirm “confirmed onward flight that leaves on the day you arrive or before midnight on the day after you arrive”?

Rules for transit in the UK for Indian citizens You’ll need a visa to pass through the UK in transit You should apply for a Visitor in Transit visa if you arrive on a flight and will pass ...
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Can I drop off carry-on luggage at Heathrow and pick it up later before flight?

I will have one carry one when I land on heathrow. I have 12+ hours stay. I intend to check the city out but I don't want to carry my carry on luggage with me. Is there a service where I can drop off ...
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Will British Airways agents do due diligence before letting me board the plane?

I am traveling from NY to Mumbai via London, on H1B visa. If I am allowed to board at NYC, will I be sure I will not be troubled at London for immigration reasons? In other words with the British ...
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First trip for minor: dealing with transits

In a few days time, I'll be departing from Mauritius and taking an Emirates flight from here to Dubai, where I'll be in transit for 3 hours before taking a connecting Emirates flight from Dubai to ...
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Is it easy to get an UberX from Central London to Heathrow Airport? [closed]

I'd like to get an uberX to heathrow airport because I'm rushing, but I'm not sure how difficult it will be. Do drivers normally decline jobs there?
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Heathrow change in terminal flight UK Border control check?

I am traveling from NYC to Mumbai via London. Assume my connecting flight belongs to different terminal. If I have to change terminal at Heathrow, do I need to go through UK Border control ?
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When will I encounter UK border control

If I am traveling from NY to Mumbai, via London, what are all the possibilities/reasons that may cause me to go through UK border control? Eg: Changing terminal? Eg: Rechecking luggage? Anything else? ...
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How to get to London Heathrow from Shepherd's Bush in light of possible Tube strike?

My flight is at 8:40am Saturday. I would like to arrive by 6:40am. My proposed route is below. 283 bus to Hammersmith Bus Station Walk to Hammersmith Piccadilly line to Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 ...
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Arriving Heathrow airport terminal 2, departing terminal 3, but need lounge access in terminal 2

I arrive on a Star Alliance carrier in terminal 2, connecting to a BA flight out of terminal 3 -- with no checked luggage. Is it possible to access one of the star alliance lounges in terminal 2 ...